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Raising Awareness and Resilience: Why STAR is Important

Raising Awareness and Resilience: Why STAR is Important

Shiphrah Mutungi, of Uganda, talks about how Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) has impacted her work as a counselor.

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Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program

Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program

The first group of students in the Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program included women from Africa (Liberia, Kenya, and regions in and around Somalia) and the South Pacific (Fiji and Solomon Islands) at the 2012 Summer Peacebuilding Institute under EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. The Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program offers …

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Using STAR training in the Dominican Republic

Using STAR training in the Dominican Republic

See how Lisl Kristina Hershberger will use Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) training in the Dominican Republic. STAR is an evidence-based trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality, and restorative justice to address the needs of trauma-impacted …

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How Lois Zook Arndt is using STAR training at home

How Lois Zook Arndt is using STAR training at home

See how Lois is using the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) training to interact with her children and to deal with the loss of her husband. STAR is an evidence-based trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality, …

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How do you plan to use Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR)?

How do you plan to use Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR)?

See how Cristiana Baptista plans to use STAR after completing level one and two trainings. STAR is an evidence-based trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human security, spirituality, and restorative justice to address the needs of trauma-impacted individuals and communities. STAR …

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How the STAR training is being used to help children

How the STAR training is being used to help children

See how Lois Zook Arndt is using and applying the Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) level one training in her community to help children after a wild fire. STAR is an evidence-based trauma awareness and resilience training program. STAR brings together theory and practices from neurobiology, conflict transformation, human …

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Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding – EMU

Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding – EMU

Bill Lowrey and Alice Petersen talk about their course, “Nurturing Resilience for Sustained Peacebuilding,” which they’ll be teaching at the 2013 Summer Peacebuilding Institute, a program of the Center for Justice & Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Learn more at: http://www.emu.edu/spi

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Pickups: A Love Story

Pickups: A Love Story

Well-known photographer and restorative justice expert Howard Zehr explores the bond that pickup truck owners have with their vehicles in his new book, Pickups: A Love Story (Good Books). Here he presents a few stories and images with colleagues at Eastern Mennonite University.

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